Meet the latest bloggers featured on my monthly series Travel Blogger Interviews. Ali and Lubaina are a couple of travel enthusiasts from Mumbai, India.   1. Tell us a little about yourselves: Who are you? Where are you from? We are a couple “Ali and Lubaina” from Mumbai, India. We are on a mission to travel, Read More

In 2016 Travel Notes & Beyond participated again in the NATJA Awards Competition for Excellence in Travel Journalism and won two gold prizes for the article “Dark Secrets of the Corner House” in two different categories: “Historical Travel” and “Illustrated Story.” Travel Notes & Beyond was also a finalist in the “Personality and Profiles” category with the article, Read More

Back in the summer of 2016 I had the pleasure of meeting Jane and Duncan Dempster-Smith, the co-founders of “To Travel To.” In 2013, Jane and Duncan decided to leave the corporate world behind and see the world. Read more about Jane and Duncan in my interview with them:    1. Tell us a little about yourself:, Read More

The world is filled with so many spectacular places that one lifetime would not be enough to visit all of them. Most of us will probably never be able to visit everything that this world has to offer, but it’s worth trying. If we can brag about seeing the most famous sites, we should consider ourselves more fortunate than 75% of, Read More

Since beauty is so subjective, what makes a city attractive? Is it architecture, landmarks, cultural life? If you traveled long enough you probably discovered that the world is full of boring, colorless and uninspiring cities. And yet there are so many captivating ones that will steal your heart and lure you back on and on. For world travelers it’s easy to recognize a spectacular city. They, Read More

So here we are again, ready to celebrate a new year. I can’t believe 2017 is just around the corner. How did time fly so fast? As 2016 draws to a close, it’s time to pause and reflect on it. But before I plunge into that I want to thank everyone of you –my readers– for your support in 2016. Travel, Read More

Recently I had the pleasure of interviewing Elaine Masters, the editor, writer and photographer of Trip Wellgal. Long before I met the Elaine in person I felt a connection with her, like we already knew each other. Her art of telling stories made me feel part of her travels as if I was right there with her, visiting those places., Read More

My Travel Blogger Interviews series continues this month with Jure Snoj, from Call of Travel.   1. Tell us a little about yourself: Who are you? Where are you from? Hi, my name is Jure and I come from Slovenia. I’m currently living in India, where I’ve just recently relocated from Qatar.   2. What, Read More

  Gamla Stan, the historic Old Town of Stockholm is not short of fancy restaurants to match its picturesque streets. Pop into any of them and you’ll have a great gastronomical experience. But if you are looking for something out of the ordinary, something totally unique, you should go the the quirky Pharmarium. The bar/restaurant, Read More